September, 2019

Science fiction and HR: imagining alternative futures

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Callie

Everyday People

This past week has been a whirlwind. Each week I have is full, and I’m fortunate for that. I have some great things going on at work, and I was able to also have the opportunity to speak at the Vermont SHRM State Conference and attend a SHRM Board meeting.

How to develop business acumen in your employees

Insperity

Do you struggle with how to develop business acumen in employees? If so, you’re not alone. It’s a common concern of managers and business owners. Your employees may be great at their individual jobs, whether they’re creatives, salespeople, engineers, IT personnel or something else.

4 Steps to Cleaner and Better HR Data

Visier

Dirty data refers to the errors or gaps within your workforce data—think missing personal information, the folder of performance reviews you haven’t collated with your HRIS, typos, and other simple human errors.

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New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Your Emotional Culture: What It Is and How to Improve It

Quantum Workplace

Emotions can run high when dealing with the day-to-day of work and life. Work can resemble a high-flying roller coaster at times. And employees may experience a wide variety of emotions ranging from disappointment and sadness to excitement and joy.

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4 Policies That Encourage a Family-Friendly Company Culture

Justworks

When an employee walks into the office, they bring their experiences, their emotions, and their responsibilities. This all affects how an employee performs, how they relate to others in the workplace, and how they view their company. For many of us, family is a key component of this context.

How the LEGO Group is leading the way in people analytics

Qualtrics HR

Before SAAS was even a thing, Melissa Kantor was working with Silicon Valley startups to implement advanced HR tech platforms.

How to build spiritual capacity

PI Worldwide

Three Stages of Employee Grievances

Acacia HR Solutions

Every year the EEOC releases information on the amount of charges brought against US employers, the reasons for those charges and the dollar amounts associated with each category.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Stay Interviews: When and What to Ask

Stratus

Is your company utilizing the valuable retention tool of stay interviews? While you may already be asking occasional, light-hearted questions like “Why do you like working here?” or “What keeps you coming back?”,

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The New Employee – Employer Social Contract

HR Bartender

One of the workplace-related conversations that’s happening with more frequency is focused on how new technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing jobs.

Why You Need an Exit Survey Instead of Interviews

Decision-Wise

When an employee leaves an organization, they take a lot of valuable information with them. Not only the insights about their work responsibilities or customers, but also valuable intel about their experience and the culture of the company.

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Take It From a Futurist: Forget Career “Paths.” Portfolios Are the Future

Cornerstone On Demand

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Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Seven Steps to a Solid Job Task Analysis

EDSI

Although Job Task Analysis (JTA) was created to help management make hiring, promotion, wage, and salary decisions, it serves a much bigger purpose.

5 Critical Factors Affecting Employee Productivity at Work

CakeHR

Worried about your employees’ productivity? A productive workforce is the engine behind every successful business. Having a set of hard-working, productive employees will make reaching your goals and targets a breeze. Conversely, an unproductive workforce will make it impossible to get anything done.

Creating a comprehensive benefits package to attract and retain top talent

PeopleStrategy

“Great benefits are essential for attracting the best talent.” ” The competition for new talent in a crowded job market can be intense. No one knows this better than HR professionals who often are tasked with recruitment, applicant tracking and onboarding.

Boosting Employee Engagement Through Career Conversations

15Five

Want to increase employee engagement? It’s time to look at the career conversations you’re having with your employees. Traditionally, career discussions have been tagged onto the annual performance review process, meaning they occur far too infrequently and with an already painful process.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

How to Connect Your People to Purpose and Why It’s Vital

Bonusly

If you’ve read the many workplace psychology studies and whitepapers published over the past decade, you probably know that a sense of purpose in work is important.

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The Importance of Building a Great Company Culture

TalentLyft

Great company culture is the critical factor for both attracting and retaining employees. Great company culture will make your company stand out and influence your team’s performance and improve their product. Read More. Culture and People

HR Technology: 13 Concepts HR Pros Needs to Know

HR Bartender

It’s no secret. I love technology. In our small business, we rely on technology to extend our capabilities and provide an agile response to customer needs. That helps us remain competitive. But the more I learn about technology, I realize there’s still a lot to learn.

Keep the Human in HR

Cornerstone On Demand

The future simply came too fast for HR. As new technology is increasingly introduced in the workplace, HR faces an existential moment—it’s time for HR departments to stand up and fight to keep the Human in HR. But that doesn't mean HR should resist technology adoption.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

How Four Companies Enable their HRBPs with People Analytics

Visier

Many organizations want to enable their HRBPs to adopt a data-driven approach and be the ambassadors for people analytics while providing consultative support to the business on talent strategy.

How to Say “Thank You” To Payroll Professionals (& Why You Should)

Ultimate Software

Payroll professionals are amazing. Before I started at Ultimate Software, I had a little bit (a very little bit) of payroll processing experience. Working at an accounting firm, I had helped small business owners complete their tax deposits and 941’s. (On On paper.)

How Leaders Can Create Psychological Safety In The Workplace

15Five

How often does the fear of failure prevent you from taking a leap of faith? Maybe you have a great idea that you’d like to experiment with at work, but you don’t feel fully supported by your team.

The One Thing You Must Know to Be Successful in an #HR Career

UpstartHR

Last week at LinkedIn Talent Connect in Dallas, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with one of the other speakers about his session. Peter Sursi is a talent acquisition/HR pro working in the FBI to modernize some of their approaches to finding and keeping talent.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.